Single slender leaf, round in cross section, hollow, to 25cm long, sheathed along stem until just below flower spike, open blade to 15mm long, pressed against stem.
Slender, to 30 cm tall, with 1-40 small dark purple-brown or green flowers in a dense spike. Stem greenish-brown and the single leaf is stem-clasping. Flowers upside down with lip (labellum) on top.
Spike of 1-40 tiny nodding dark purple/brown to green flowers with purple markings, to 4mm across. Dorsal sepal hooded, lateral sepals and petals long and tapering to point. A narrow labellum sharply pointed and narrow callus.
Dark purple-brown or green with purple marks
Box-Ironbark Forest, Damp Heathy Woodland, Grassy Dry Forest, Heathy Woodland, Valley Grassy Forest, Valley Heathy Forest
Date of Last Record
Well drained clay loam soils on slopes and ridges. Semi shade.